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Anatomy of word building
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Elements of a medical term are the
individual parts of the woed
The prefix is
the beginning of some words
The core element of any term is its
root
Element for the word dermatitis
dermat
roots for the medical terms arthroscopy and respiratory
arthr and respir
word element card is an example of
root
word scopy is an example of
suffix
The word element logy is an example of
suffix
The plural form of the word for armpit is
axillae
The singular form of the term that means a wall dividing two cavities is
septum
The plural form of the word thorax is
thoraces
The singular form of the word body organ is
viscus
Which suffix refers to a doctor with a specialty practice
ist
In the term arthroplasty what is the suffix and what does the suffix mean
The suffix is plasty and it means repair
In the term hypotension, what is the prefix and what does the prefix mean
the prefix is hypo and it means less than normal
In the term endocarditis, what is the root and what does the root mean
The root is card and it means heart
Choose the suffix for the term that means a disease of an organ such as the heart
pathy
Choose the correct suffix for the terms that refer to an infection or inflammation
itis
Choose the correct suffix for terms that refer to a visual examination of a body part such as a joint
scopy
Choose the correct term that means the structure around the heart
pericardium
Choose the term means pertaining to the teeth
dental
Choose the correct term that means higher than normal vlood pressure
hypertension
Which of the following are the roots for the words; gynecology, arthroscopy and hypogastric
gynec,arthro,and gastric
Which word means pertaining to above the stomach
epigastric
root of a word
every medical term has one
The term gastroscopy means
visual examination of the stomach
two prefixes that are opposites
hyper and hypo
The root of a medical term
The root is the foundation or core of the medical term
prefix meaning around
peri
suffix means inflammation
dermatitis
word with two combining forms
gastroenterology
suffix means study of
dermatology
suffix means repair
arthroplasty
suffix to indicate infection or inflammation
endocarditis
example of the use of a prefix in a medical term
endocardititis
term means bleed profusly
hemorrhage
suffix that means pertaining to
dental
singular and plural
phalanx and phalanges
suffix means fixation
arthrodesis
prefix means below
hypogastric
T or F- Respiratory has the root respir from the German to inhale
False means to breathe
T or F-in the term costovertebral, there are two roots
False- cf=cost/o root=vertebr suffix=al
T or F- The urethra and the ureter are both located in the upper abdomen
False Ureter=lies on posterior abdominal wall
Urethra=anterior to the vaginia
T or False- The epidermal layer is the outer layer of the skin
True
Dermatitis has the root derrm, from the Greek word for
joint
T or F- In a medical term the suffix is found at the beginning of the word
False it is found at the end
In the term pyrexia, what is the prefix and what does the prefix mean
There is no prefix in this term
T or F- Not all medical terms will have all elements present at the same time
True ex) pyrexia has no prefix
Which word is spelled correctly
hypetension
hypertyroid
hyperglycemia
hyperoma
Define enter in Gastroenterology
Enter is a root word meaning intestine
T or F- The combing form cannot precede a suffix
False precede means go before and it does
Define dermatitis
Inflammation of the skin
Define Dermatology
The study of the skin
Define Arthrodesis
fixation of a joint
Define Arthroscopy
visual examination of a joint
Define arthritis
inflammation of a joint
Define Pericardium
structure around the heart
Define Hypogastric
pertaining to below the stomach
Define Endogastric
Pertaining to inside the stomach
Define Endocardium
structure inside the heart
Define Epigastric
pertaining to above the stomach
Define Murmur
an abnormal sound heard while listening to the heart while listening to the heart with a stethoscope
Define Pyrexia
an abnormally high body temperture or fever
Define Hyperglycemia
elevated sugar content in the blood
Define Hypertension
elevated blood pressure
Define Hemorrhage
a profuse flow of blood
Define prefix
the beginning of some words
Define Root
the foundation of the word that provides its meaning
Define suffix
the ending of some words
-ology is an example of :
the ending of some words-suffix
Dermat is an example of:
The foundation of the word and provides the meaning-root
Gynec/o is an example of:
The combination of a root and its combining vowel
Endo is an example of:
The beginning of some words-prefix
Arthr/o is an example of:
the combination of a root and a combing vowel
Define combining form
the combination of a root and a comboning vowel
Define Endoscopy
Visualization of the inside of the body
Define Arthroscopy
Visualization of the inside of the joint
Define Gastroscopy
Visualization of the inside of the stomach
Define Carditis
inflammation of the heart
Define Gastritis
inflammation of the stomach
Define Dermatitis
Inflammation of the skin
Endocarditis
inflammation of the inside of the heart
Match Migrane with its specialty
treated by a neurologist
Match Heart disease with its specialty
treated by a cardiologist
Match Skin rash with its specialty
Dermatologist
Match Stomach pain with its specialty
Gastroenterologist
Match Vaginal infection with its specialty
Treated by a gynecologist
Define peri-
around
Define endo
inside
Define epi-
above
Define hypo
below
Which term is spelled correctly
hemorrhage
hummorage
hemorhage
hemorrage
Which term is spelled correctly
hipogastric
cotrices
lumen
appendices